LQS Stock Overview
Loqus Holdings p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, provides fleet management, back-office processing, and ICT solutions in Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and Australasia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€0.21|
|52 Week High||€0.21|
|52 Week Low||€0.05|
|1 Month Change||228.13%|
|3 Month Change||n/a|
|1 Year Change||n/a|
|3 Year Change||200.00%|
|5 Year Change||27.27%|
|Change since IPO||-67.46%|
Recent News & Updates
We Think Loqus Holdings' (MTSE:LQS) Robust Earnings Are Conservative
When companies post strong earnings, the stock generally performs well, just like Loqus Holdings p.l.c.'s ( MTSE:LQS...
Loqus Holdings p.l.c. (MTSE:LQS) Looks Inexpensive After Falling 49% But Perhaps Not Attractive Enough
Loqus Holdings p.l.c. ( MTSE:LQS ) shares have had a horrible month, losing 49% after a relatively good period...
|LQS||MT Software||MT Market|
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how LQS performed against the MT Software industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how LQS performed against the MT Market.
|LQS Average Weekly Movement||n/a|
|Software Industry Average Movement||5.6%|
|Market Average Movement||4.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in MT Market||9.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in MT Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine LQS's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine LQS's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
Loqus Holdings p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, provides fleet management, back-office processing, and ICT solutions in Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and Australasia. It operates through Fleet Management, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Back Office Processing, and Projects segments. It offers RouteIT for route optimization; PlanIT, a graphical network planning tool that facilitates the analysis and optimization of depot locations and depot service regions within a PUD network; DispatchIT, a job management/dispatching and processing system designed to provide companies with an automated, end-to-end, and real time solution offering the necessary tools to manage on-the-field activities; and TrakIT, a fleet management tracking product.
Loqus Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|LQS fundamental statistics|
Is LQS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LQS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€5.09m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.045|
|Net Profit Margin||17.86%|
How did LQS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Loqus Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LQS (€0.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LQS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LQS is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.7x) compared to the European Software industry average (42.6x).
PE vs Market: LQS is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.7x) compared to the MT market (24.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LQS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LQS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the XE Software industry average (4.4x).
How is Loqus Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Loqus Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Loqus Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LQS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LQS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LQS's earnings have grown by 11.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LQS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LQS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (25.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LQS's Return on Equity (35.3%) is considered high.
How is Loqus Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LQS's short term assets (€4.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€7.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: LQS's short term assets (€4.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LQS has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: LQS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 81.1% to 33.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LQS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (197.1%).
Interest Coverage: LQS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.3x coverage).
What is Loqus Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LQS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LQS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LQS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LQS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LQS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the MT market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joe Conti (59 yo)
Mr. Joseph Fenech Conti, also known as Joe, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Loqus Holdings Plc (formerly, Loqus Holdings p.l.c. (formerly known as Datatrak Holdings Public Limited Company)) since J...
Experienced Management: LQS's management team is seasoned and experienced (13.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LQS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Loqus Holdings p.l.c.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Loqus Holdings p.l.c.
- Ticker: LQS
- Exchange: MTSE
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: €6.699m
- Shares outstanding: 31.90m
- Website: https://www.loqusgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Loqus Holdings p.l.c.
- SUB008A Industrial Estate
- San Gwann
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/27 16:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/01 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.